Thomas L. Gansz, 72, of Old Lyons Rd., died at home on Saturday (January 13, 2018) after an extended illness.
Family and friends may call on Wednesday (Jan. 17) from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Weeks-Keysor Funeral Home, 5 Phelps St., Lyons. A funeral service will be held Thursday (Jan. 18) 11 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 50 Spencer St., Lyons. Spring burial will be in South Lyons Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to House of John, 14 Spring St., Clifton Springs, NY 14432 or to Embrace Your Sisters (breast cancer patient assistance), PO Box 322, Canandaigua, NY 14424, www.embraceyoursisters.org
Tom was born January 16, 1945 in Lyons, a son to the late Archie C. and Helen M. Beal Gansz. Tom was a graduate of Lyons High School in 1963. He was a local farmer from 1971 to 2015, loved to garden and enjoyed his grandchildren. Tom was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church and the Farm Bureau for many years.
Survived by his wife, Jeanette (Verdow) of 51 years; two children Krista (Gil) Jackson of Canandaigua and Kevin Gansz of Sioux Falls, SD; two grandchildren Kellen and Keegan Jackson; two brothers Myron “Mike” (Edna) Gansz of Lyons and Edward (Chris) Gansz of Lyons; sister-in-law, Edythe Gansz of Canandaigua; several nieces; nephews; and cousins.
He was predeceased by his brother, Duane in 1999.